Three power-play goals boost Heat past Bulldogs

The Abbotsford Heat's power play ignited on Friday, powering a 4-3 victory over the Hamilton Bulldogs on the road.

Heat defenceman Zack McKelvie battles for a loose puck with a Hamilton Bulldogs opponent.

Heat defenceman Zack McKelvie battles for a loose puck with a Hamilton Bulldogs opponent.

The Abbotsford Heat‘s power play ignited on Friday, powering a 4-3 victory over the Hamilton Bulldogs on the road.

Max Reinhart, Sven Baertschi and Ben Street scored with the man advantage, and Ben Walter added an even-strength marker as Abbotsford avenged a 5-3 defeat to Hamilton on Wednesday.

Morgan Ellis, Gabriel Dumont and Alex Belzile replied for the host Bulldogs, while Heat goalie Danny Taylor (23 saves on 26 shots) out-duelled Robert Mayer (29 saves on 33 shots) in the victory.

Walter (one goal, two assists), Baertschi (one goal, one assist) and Drew MacKenzie (two assists) posted multi-point outings for Abbotsford, which went 3-for-6 on the power play.

The Heat (31-29-9, 71 points) still sit 11th in the Western Conference standings, and they wrap up a three-game road trip against the Toronto Marlies on Saturday afternoon.